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To aim a firearm, or deadly weapon, at a particular target.

To prepare a written bill of exchange, Commercial Paper, draft, or negotiable instrument and place one's signature on it, creating a legal obligation under its terms. To write a document, such as a deed, complaint, or petition, including the essential information necessary to make it legally effective upon its execution by the designated parties.

To lawfully remove money from an account held in a bank, treasury, or other depository.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


v. 1) to prepare any document. 2) specifically to have prepared and sign a bill of exchange or check.

Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.


to write in due form. In relation to a BILL OF EXCHANGE, to draw a bill is to write it (draw it) in such a way that an unconditional order is addressed to another (the drawee).
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After a failed attempt to get free Franco began to panic, but Drew remained calm and began searching for another way out.
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(front row) Deb Lange, Ray Rossi, Assistant Treasury Secretary Para Olson, President Drew Glennie, Judy Zelisko, and Lisa Norton.
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The marching band from the then mostly black Drew High had been asked to perform.
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Northern Ireland beat Liechtenstein, Wales and Israel (twice) and drew 2-2 with Ireland last term and they have decent players coming through the ranks.